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Hysterectomy Resources for Shawnee Mission, KS
If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Shawnee Mission, KS, this page will provide added resources for your quest. Read on for specific local information about hysterectomy, surgery options, doctors, hospitals, patient testimonies and more from HysterSisters.com members.
What is a hysterectomy?
A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, otherwise known as the womb. Rarely is a hysterectomy an emergency surgery. There is usually considerable time to research and explore options for discussions with your personal surgeon.
Read more about hysterectomy.
Most importantly, if you have been told you need a hysterectomy and you have explored the alternative treatments for your diagnosis, there is important information you need to know.
Find a GYN Surgeon
Doctors in or near Shawnee Mission, KS - Find More Doctors
|Gerald Harkins, M.D.
Department of OB-Gyn
P.O. Box 850, H-103
Hershey PA 17033
|Amie Napier, M.D.
Medical City Hospital 7777 Forest Lane Suite A331
Dallas TX 75230
|Ken Sinervo, M.D.
1140 Hammond Dr., Ste. F6220
Atlanta GA 30328
|Mark Richey, M.D.
1200 Airport Heights
Anchorage AK 99508
|Ranae Yockey, M.D.
800 Biesterfield Suite 750
Elk Grove Village IL 60007
|Lori Warren, M.D.
3900 Kresge Way
Louisville KY 40207
|Ceana Nezhat, M.D.
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta GA 30342
|Nonnie-Marie Estella, M.D.
10 Research Place
North Chelmsford MA 01863
|Jack Ayoub, M.D.
44035 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg VA 20176
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Find a Hospital
Hospitals in or near Shawnee Mission, KS - Find Hospitals in other Locations
|Shawnee Mission Medical Center
9100 W 74th St
Shawnee Mission KS 66204
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Articles
Your first decision - What type of hysterectomy is best for you?
Different types of hysterectomy are tailored to a specific set of health needs and surgeon skills. With today's advancing technology and experienced surgeons, most women are candidates for minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery typically allows for faster recovery and fewer complications. Vaginal hysterectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, and robotic hysterectomy are examples of minimally invasive hysterectomy options.
Ask your surgeon: Am I a candidate for minimally invasive hysterectomy? If the answer is no, ask "Why not?". Seek a second opinion of a specialized GYN surgeon for additional surgery options.
Read more about the different hysterectomy types:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
| ||Hal YOUNGLOVE MD.|
Suggestion by Angie :
"I went to Dr. Younglove when I was having medical problems. He performed the hysterectomy I was very pleased with his care....(Read More)
| ||Christine Ann SANDERS MD.|
Overland Park, KS
Suggestion by A :
"Dr Sanders really takes the time to make sure you understand things are comfortable and treats you as a definate patient (makes you feel she is only there for you) (even though she see hundreds of pa...(Read More)
| ||Joel PARIOTT MD.|
Suggestion by Karen :
"Dr. Pariott delivered both of my babies one with complications and one easy delivery. Now he is going to take care of my hysterectomy needs. He is wonderfully easy to open up to....No worries about te...(Read More)
| ||Kathryn E SAWCHAK MD.|
Suggestion by sra_ortiz1 :
"Dr. Sawchak is a very good understanding doctor. She took the time to explain the procedure to me and answer my questions. She also helped to way the pros and cons of a complete vs partial hysterec...(Read More)
| ||Rhonda WRIGHT MD.|
Suggestion by Mary :
"I had a very dificult pregnancy with my son. Many bad test results and lots of worry. Dr. Wright never skipped a beat. She knew exactly what to do. She kept us calm and looking on the bright side....(Read More)
| ||James MIRABLE MD.|
Overland Park, KS
Suggestion by Colleen Simental :
"I met Dr. Mirable back in 1992. I was new in town and picked his name from the provider book because I knew how to get to his office...it was the BEST selection I've ever made. When I met Dr. Mirable...(Read More)
| ||Carrie Ann GROUNDS MD.|
Suggestion by Della :
"I highly recommend Dr. Carrie Grounds because she's empathetic social respectful and kind as well as a great surgeon. She takes the time to listen to her patients to find out what is needed and a...(Read More)
| ||David SCHUCK DO.|
Suggestion by Sue Farrell :
"He really cares about women. He was the first to do the laproscopic (sp?) hysterectomy and oopherectomy in Wichita at Wesley Hospital and it was on me. I feel so fortunate to have been referred to h...(Read More)
HysterSisters Recommends Get a Second Opinion
Get a Second Opinion - ALWAYS!
HysterSisters recommends that you get more than one opinion when your doctor suggests a hysterectomy. You may have a trustful long-standing history with your doctor and feel horrified that we suggest such a thing! This isn't a slap in the face for your personal physician but a smart thing for every patient to do.
Set up an appointment with a different surgeon in a different practice and even perhaps in a different town. Take your records with you but also ask for an exam. Ask if the first recommendation is appropriate. Ask for alternative suggestions.
Get a third opinion. You might find the third suggests an even less invasive solution or an alternative treatment to completely avoid surgery.
The key is for you, the patient, to get all the information you can before you agree to surgery. You cannot change your mind once the surgery is done. There are no money back guarantees if the surgery is not the cure for your problem. Be smart. Do your homework.
Read more about getting a second opinion: Give Me A Second.
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